June 18, 2024
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Amgen’s Blincyto gets approval in Japan


Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen announced Sept. 24 that its leukemia treatment Blincyto had received approval from Japanese regulators. The drug is the first approval for the Japanese joint venture Amgen Astellas BioPharma and uses the company’s bi-specific T cell engager, or BiTE platform, which helps the body’s immune system target cancer cells. Blincyto has…


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